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Sunanda K. Datta-Ray | Why presidential system might not suit India well

Many world leaders secretly aspire to the methods and priorities that made Trump such a sinister authoritarian figure of formidable power

11 Nov 2020 11:46 AM

Vishnu Prakash | India-US ties might be stronger under Biden

The question that is uppermost in the minds of most Indians is about Biden’s disposition towards India and China

11 Nov 2020 11:30 AM

Dilip Cherian | Centre denies Gehlot his chosen babu

Until the last working day of outgoing chief secretary Rajeev Swarup, the Gehlot government hoped to push for a tenure extension for Swarup

11 Nov 2020 11:19 AM

Kishwar Desai | London Diary

Locked down yet again, UK knows the rules but likes them less and less

09 Nov 2020 11:04 AM

Manish Tewari | The new Cold War

The Cold War with China will encompass all dimensions — economic, military, cyber, space, cultural and civilisational

09 Nov 2020 10:47 AM


Shashi Warrier | The son also rises

“Back to that VIP. It’s the son’s birthday today, and he’s having a party… I’ll get my scotch there.”

08 Nov 2020 4:26 AM

Amid new dawn in the US, India may now have to work differently

Most Indians may not know that in April India was earmarked as a “Country of Particular Concern” by the USCIRF

08 Nov 2020 4:21 AM

Biden takes high road, Trumpism is still alive

A Biden presidency means both continuity and change

08 Nov 2020 4:14 AM

Farrukh Dhondy | A divided America is battling for its 'soul'

Gentle reader, democracy requires you to choose your side!

07 Nov 2020 11:50 AM

Syed Ata Hasnain | Pakistan in free fall is dangerous for India

Pakistan is in the news again, this time over looming threats to the Imran Khan government from a surprisingly united Opposition

06 Nov 2020 1:05 PM


Raj Mohan Tella | IPL’s purpose is to boost talent, but cricket should always come first

In the difficult times we live in now, when survival of businesses seems to be paramount, functionality is at the core

06 Nov 2020 1:00 PM

Patralekha Chatterjee | Prioritise the needs of most vulnerable kids

The pandemic has once again sledgehammered the fact that in digital India, everyone is not equal

05 Nov 2020 1:35 PM

Dilip Cherian | Crunch time for babus preparing Budget 2021

Sources say that the first meeting of the budget preparing exercise took place with officials of the department of financial services

04 Nov 2020 3:47 PM

Mohan Guruswamy | Will Biden win in US, but Trump still be President?

Like Americans, most of the world believes that the US President is the most powerful person in the world

04 Nov 2020 3:09 PM

As US votes today, the world holds its breath

The stakes are high both for America and the world as the policy schism between Democrats and Republicans has never been wider in decades

03 Nov 2020 12:58 AM


Kishwar Desai | Why Covid stress affects the young; UK gets ready for digital Diwali

Even on the Covid front, situation in UK is getting worse rather than better

02 Nov 2020 8:43 PM

Shikha Mukerjee | TMC realpolitik, BJP & future of ‘Gorkhaland’

This time the spark was lit by the October 7 invitation to talks to “discuss issues related to Gorkhaland” by the Union home ministry

02 Nov 2020 10:55 AM

Winter upon us, so’s the season of scapegoating

Winter is nearly here, and will be a long litany of horrors, unless we act to prevent them.

01 Nov 2020 4:51 PM

Anita Katyal | Will savarnas buy RJD pitch?

The RJD leader ensures he is flanked on either side by RJD's Bihar chief Jagdanand Singh and Rajya Sabha MP Manoj Jha at major rallies

01 Nov 2020 4:39 PM

Pavan K Varma | India must set example of pluralism, tolerance

India’s civilisational history presents the best example of a plural society.

01 Nov 2020 4:27 PM